Mar 19th, 2014 By: E. Troy Tudor

Successful business people not only have a mission and vision statement, they also have a business plan and a budget to analyze, manage and direct their business. That is all a part of a process to help ensure their success and a return on their investment. It should not be surprising to anyone when we the business community apply similar logic to other issues that impact our lives.

This discussion is not just about protecting some land that we value. This discussion is about our future and the best choices for our community. We would be derelict in our duty not ... Continue Reading

Mar 3rd, 2014 By: E. Troy Tudor

Driving east on Lohman Avenue, you may have noticed the wood buttressing on the walls of the Armijo house. This is exciting to see because it is the first step in the process of restoring and repurposing the old home to a brand new use, the locationof the Greater Las Cruces Chamber of Commerce. This property is of special importance to the Chamber because it was purchased and renovated in 1877 by Nestor Armijo, an early pioneer in the Mesilla Valley who also became a prominent businessman. Eventually, six generations of his family lived in the home. We at the Chamber understand ... Continue Reading

Mar 3rd, 2014 By: E. Troy Tudor

LUBBOCK, Texas – Benchmark Business Solutions (Benchmark) is pleased to announce it has been named the number one Xerox sales agency in the United States for 2013.

In 2009, Benchmark was named the #1 Agency in North America and maintained the title in 2010, 2012 and 2013.  To date, Benchmark is the only agency to have more than two years at this level. 2013 marks the 4th time in the past 5 years, for Benchmark to be #1.

“We strive for excellence in everything we do. I can’t express how proud I am that Benchmark continues to be an industry leader, and ... Continue Reading

Apr 10th, 2014 By: E. Troy Tudor

A home away from home 2142 TELSHOR COURT LAS CRUCES, NM 88011 • 575-522-0700 • WWW.HIEXPRESS.COM/LASCRUCES-N

Business travel, special events or just a vacation to a location away from home re­quire a place to stay. You might not always have the luck of having housing by someone you know at all your destinations. So who can you always turn for a reliable room? Hotels. Whether you are looking for a luxury stay or a modern feel, there is a hotel for you. In Las Cruces, the newest hotel in the area, Holiday Inn Express, has been around since November 2011. ... Continue Reading

Feb 1st, 2013 By: E. Troy Tudor

Keller Williams Realty New take on industry

3780 FOOTHILLS ROAD • 575-635-3773

By Rachel Christiansen


Real estate is something Laura Szalay has known her whole life, being the third generation of trusted names in the business in Doña Ana County, from her grandfather Al Socolofsky, to her mother Elaine Szalay and now Laura, who helped open a fran­chise of Keller Williams Realty in 2010.

“The most rewarding aspect for me is helping families get to where they want to be with what their goals are,” Szalay said. “It’s an emotional process, and it’s great when people feel they can rely and trust ... Continue Reading